International Psychoanalytical Association
European Psychoanalytical Federation
European Psychoanalytic Institute
Igor M. Kadyrov – Director; Christoph Walker – Associate director;
Endel Talvik – Associate director; Paolo Fonda – IPA liaison;
Eva Schmid-Gloor – EPF liaison; Tomas Kajokas – Staff member
Local Organizing Committee
Elisabeth Skale (Austria), Hemma Rössler-Schülein (Austria), Fritz Lackinger (Austria), Ekaterina Loskutova (Germany)
2nd EPI Annual Psychoanalytic School in:
18th-24th September 2016
The theme of the School is:
The School is organized by the European Psychoanalytic Institute (EPI) and the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society (WPV)
in collaboration with the Vienna Psychoanalytic Association(WAP).
THE TEACHERS are: Tatiana Alavidze (Russia), Marina Arutunyan (Russia), Elisabeth Brainin (Austria), Christine Diercks (Austria) Graziano De Giorgio (Italy), Gertraud Diem-Wille (Austria), Paolo Fonda (Italy), Gary Goldsmith (USA), Christa Hack (Germany), Eike Hinze (Germany), Igor Kadyrov (Russia), Tomas Kajokas (Lithuania), Ekaterina Kalmykova (Russia), Lola Komarova (Russia), Fritz Lackinger (Austria), Aira Laine (Finland), Marina Loukomskaja (France), Walter Parth (Austria), Hemma Rössler-Schülein (Austria), Eva Schmid-Gloor (Switzerland), Kitty Schmidt (Austria), David Simpson (UK), Elisabeth Skale (Austria), Ellen Sparer (France), Gábor Szönyi (Hungary), Endel Talvik (Estonia), Alexander Uskov (Russia), Christoph Walker (Germany)
THE PROGRAM includes: plenary lectures and invited discussions, parallel discussion and small clinical groups, special papers, workshops and panels, individual and small group consultations, film screening and discussion.
PLENARY AND AFTERNOON PAPERS will be given by: Elisabeth Brainin, Christine Diercks, Gertraud Diem-Wille, Hemma Rössler-Schülein, Elisabeth Skale
SPECIAL WORKSHOPS will be given by: Gertraud Diem-Wille, Walter Parth and Elisabeth Skale
Sunday, September 18
Arrival and Registration
Dinner and Welcome drink at 20.00
Monday – Friday
Mornings: Plenary lectures, invited commentaries, discussions in small and large groups
Afternoons: Discussion of participants’ case presentations in small groups, special papers, workshop and presentations, film screening and discussion, individual and group consultations, social events
The program includes: A Guided Sight Seeing Walk in Mountains of Semmering and Farewell Gala Dinner (Friday, 23th)
Saturday, September 24th
Departure after breakfast
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: All participants are kindly requested to bring for individual or/and group consultations written clinical material (no more than 4 pages with one or two sessions, ten copies) either of their analytical cases or material from psychoanalytical psychotherapy. As the topic of the school is “Initiation” you are encouraged to bring material of the first interviews or sessions of the already ongoing analyses.
THE AIM OF THE ANNUAL SCHOOL IS TRAINING AND TEACHING. PRIORITY FOR PARTICIPATION WILL BE GIVEN TO EPI CANDIDATES AND REGISTERED ANALYSANDS AND TO INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS FROM IPA SOCIETIES AND STUDY GROUPS. REGISTRATION IS ORGANISED ON THE “FIRST COME – FIRST SERVED” BASIS!
VENUE: The Seminar will take place at Panhans Grand Hotel (http://www.panhans.at/en/about-hotel), The Panhans Grand Hotel is situated 95 kilometers to the South of Vienna. From Vienna there are daily up to 10 trains to Semmering. It started to work 1888. Oskar Kokoschka and Stefan Zweig found their artistic inspirations here. At different times quite a few of other prominent figures of the Austrian Belle Époque were staying: among them composers Gustav Mahler and Arnold Schönberg, writer Arthur Schnitzler and last but not least – the founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud. One of the Freud’s early cases, a case of his “initial” psychoanalytic consultation with a girl who in “Studies of hysteria” he calls Katharina took place on the mountain Rax, just opposite the location of our School in Semmering, 133 years ago.
LANGUAGES: English and Russian. The plenary lectures will be given in English. Written translation of the lectures into Russian will be available as well. The discussions will be translated.
Accommodation and Prices:
The inclusive cost for the conference, accommodation and meals (full board), coffee breaks, welcome reception and farewell dinner will be:
Fee for IPA members is 600 Euros.
Fee for IPA candidates is 500 Euros
Fee for EPI candidates and registered analysands is 380 euros Euros * (*those who have not yet paid their annual dues as EPI candidates are required to pay 100 Euros in addition to their participation fees)
IPA members belonging to the EPI can register for reduced fee of 380 Euros* (*those who have not yet paid their annual dues to the EPI are required to pay 150 Euros in addition to the participation fees).
A small number of places has been reserved for colleagues in difficult financial situations. However these places for a reduced fee are limited and can not be guaranteed. Those interested should contact the EPI board in advance.
After 12th of June Registration
Fee for IPA members is 640 Euros.
Fee for IPA candidates after is 540 Euros
Fee for EPI candidates and registered analysands is 470 Euros * (*those who have not yet paid their annual dues as EPI candidates are required to pay 100 Euros in addition to their participation fees)
Fee for IPA members belonging to EPI is 470 Euros* (* those who have not yet paid their annual dues to the EPI are required to pay 150 Euros in addition to their participation fees)
The number of places is limited. Since we anticipate a heavy demand for places, early registration is strongly recommended.
The deadline for early registrations is June 12th 2016.
Please help us out and register before the deadline. Thank you!
REGISTRATION: Please, send your registration forms to
And to Endel Talvik
The registration fee should be paid upon arrival to Grand Hotel Panhans.
ARRIVAL: Sunday, September 18 in the afternoon.
DEPARTURE: Saturday, September 24th, after breakfast.
For INFORMATION concerning local organization and visas, contact the Advisor to the Local Organizing Committee:
VISAS: Visas for Austria are issued by Consulates of Austria. Austria is in Schengen visa space. Detailed information concerning visas is available at the website http://www.austria.org/visa-application/
Further information will be given in the confirmation letter and will be published on the EPI Web site: http://psy-epi.eu/
For any further information you may contact:
Igor Kadyrov Endel Talvik
E-mail: email@example.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org